COUNTY OF BUTTE

Overview + Elected Officials


Elected officials

Title: Board of Supervisors - District 1

Name Bill Connelly

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 2

Name Steve Lambert

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 3

Name Maureen Kirk

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 4

Name Steve Lambert

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Title: Board of Supervisors - District 5

Name Doug Teeter

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Title: Agricultural Commissioner

Name Richard Price

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Title: Assessor

Name Fred Holland

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Title: Auditor-Controller

Name David A. Houser

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Title: Behavioral Health Director

Name Anne Robin

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Title: Child Support Services Director

Name Sharon A. Stone

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Title: County Administrative Officer

Name Paul Hahn

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Title: County Clerk-Recorder

Name Candace J. Grubbs

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Title: County Counsel

Name Bruce Alpert

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Title: Development Services Director

Name Tim Snellings

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Title: Director of Libraries

Name Melanie Lightbody

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Title: District Attorney

Name Michael L. Ramsey

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Title: Emergency Services Officer

Name John Gulserian

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Title: Employment & Social Services Director

Name Cathi Grams

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Title: Farm and Home Advisor

Name Joseph Connell

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Title: Fire Chief

Name George Morris

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Title: Human Resources Director

Name Brian Ring

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Title: Information Systems Director

Name Bob Barnes

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Title: LAFCO Executive Director

Name Steve Lucas

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Title: Probation Officer

Name Steve Bordin

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Title: Public Guardian/ Administrator

Name Cathi Grams

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Title: Public Health Director (Interim)

Name Cyndi Knapp

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Title: Public Works Director

Name Mike Crump

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Title: Sheriff-Coroner

Name Jerry W. Smith

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Title: Superintendent of Schools

Name Don McNelis

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Title: Treasurer-Tax Collector

Name C Linda Barnes

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Title: Water & Resources Conservation Director

Name Paul Gosselin

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Overview

Population 220,000  (40 of 522)
Median Home Price $242,000  (30 of 56)
Web Site Address http://www.buttecou...

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ACTIVE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Median Salary for Full Time Employees $29,768  (55 of 56)
Median Benefits for Full Time Employees $12,012  (53 of 56)
Median Total Comp for Full Time Employees $41,780  (55 of 56)
Name of Highest Paid Employee Carolyn A Kimura
Title of Highest Paid Employee Medical Director
Total Comp for Highest Paid Employee $313,040  (19 of 49)
Total Salaries (Full and Part-Time) $74,498,584
Total Salaries + Benefits (Total Comp, Full and Part-Time) $103,068,184
Number of Full Time Employees 1,977
Full Time Employees / Population 0.90%  (15 of 57)
RETIRED EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION DATA
Pension Contribution $13,508,035
Pension Unfunded Liability $154,059,074
Pension Contribution / Total Revenue 4.06%  (31 of 35)
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Other Post Retirement Benefits Data (Healthcare, etc.)
OPEB Required Contribution $5,446,007
OPEB Actual Contribution $2,059,669
Unfunded OPEB Liability $47,629,292
OPEB Required Contribution / Total Revenue 1.64%  (16 of 31)
Required Pension and OPEB Contribution / Total Revenue 5.69%  (22 of 26)

Quality of Services


Pavement Condition Index 66
Sales Tax Rate 7.500%  (32 of 32)
Library Hours (per week) 27  (21 of 53)

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Financial Health


Total Debt / Total Revenue 33.2%  (31 of 49)
General Fund Balance / General Fund Expenditures 33.7%  (25 of 49)
General Fund Surplus / General Fund Revenue -2.9%  (38 of 49)
Change in Governmental Fund Revenue -5.4%  (48 of 50)
Public Safety Expense / Total Governmental Fund Revenue 26.3%  (33 of 40)
Public Safety Expense / General Fund Revenue 74.7%  (4 of 39)
Governmental Fund Revenue $331,166,006
Total Revenue Per Capita $1,513  (40 of 58)
Governmental Fund Expenditures $326,794,577
Total Expenditures per Capita $1,471  (40 of 58)
Bankruptcy Risk (within 1 Year) 0.17%  (28 of 56)

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Surplus / (Deficit) General Fund Other Funds Total Gov. Funds
Surplus / (Deficit) $  (3,384,685) $  7,756,114 $  4,371,429
Revenues
Total Revenues $  114,955,757 $  216,210,249 $  331,166,006
Aid from other governments 38,834,862 207,016,047 245,850,909
Taxes 53,468,009 875,597 54,343,606
Charge for services 11,409,520 5,401,272 16,810,792
Miscellaneous 2,927,350 1,531,923 4,459,273
Licenses and permits 3,547,528 260,492 3,808,020
Use of money and property 2,966,330 753,596 3,719,926
Fines and forfeitures 1,802,158 371,322 2,173,480
General Fund Balance $  39,898,454
Long Term Debt $  110,404,659
Expenditures
Total Expenditures $  118,340,442 $  208,454,135 $  326,794,577
Public assistance 424,415 112,134,349 112,558,764
Public safety 85,869,405 1,205,370 87,074,775
Health and sanitation 0 65,096,539 65,096,539
General government 28,974,720 6,012,077 34,986,797
Public works and facilities 0 21,242,482 21,242,482
Education 2,508,004 0 2,508,004
Interest 21,957 1,947,500 1,969,457
Principal Retirement 408,051 696,991 1,105,042
Recreation and cultural services 133,890 118,827 252,717